Buena Vista Colorado – Mountains, Hiking and Fishing

Buena Vista, Colorado – Mountains, Hiking and Fishing Buena Vista is pronounced “Byoona Vista” by people in Denver.  (I’m not sure how the locals in Buena Vista pronounce it.) Every time I pronounce it how I think is should be pronounced, knowing what little I know about the Spanish language, I receive odd looks.  A …

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Emerald Lake, Colorado, and the Origin of “Two More Miles”

I don’t remember how old I was when I first went to Emerald Lake, Colorado, but I know I was quite young.  Emerald Lake is in the Weminuche Wilderness area in Southwestern Colorado.  The elevation of the lake is around 10,000 ft.  Fishing is available in two lakes – Little Emerald and Emerald – and …

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Colorado Fall Fishing – Jefferson Lake in Pike National Forest

The beginning of the fall season in September is always an exciting time of year. Actually, fall is my favorite season!  The leaves are changing in the Colorado mountains and the weather is turning cool and crisp. It feels good to step outside with that cool breeze hitting your face as you take pictures of …

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